Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm EDT
's the very latest with the governments and school situation tomorrow in prince george's county? >> the government is closed and schools are closed in the county and the courts are closed. so we want people to stay indoors, stay safe and then that way as we do an assessment in the morning as to where we are, we can get out there and make sure we can get things back and running as quickly as possible. >> we certainly hope everything goes well, no more damage, no more flooding tonight in your county. county executive for prince george's county rushern baker, thanks for the update. >> we'll get a this storm is and its headed path right after the break. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> we should have got a wind gauge for sherri ly standing along the boardwalk in ocean city. since 5:00 tonight we've been talking to you off and on. it's kind of had peaks and valleys. it sounds like the winds are picking up a little bit right now. >> reporter: i would say we've definitely got to be getting t
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the federal government will respond quickly to state and local needs. >> there's no excuse for inaction at this point. i want every agency to lean forward and make sure we are getting the resources where they're needed as quickly as possible. >> the president praised the efforts of the first responders. the president is expected to resume campaigning later in the week. republican presidential nominee mitt romney also did not campaign today, but he did spend time in the battleground state of ohio. he made several stops in the state collecting relief supplies for hurricane victims. >> it's part of the american spirit, the american way, to give to people who are in need. we have a lot of goods here and i know there's more coming in and we're going to box these things up. >> romney returns to the campaign trail tomorrow. he'll make somes in florida and the campaign still continuing to air campaign ads and romney is picking up new endorsements. today former chrysler ceo lee iacocca endorsed romney for president. >>> shawn yancy has tonight's fox 5 top five. >> we begin with the challenges of
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and the district all under a state of emergency. that means local and state governments can activate the national guard and provide extra assistance if needed. d.c. mayor vincent gray joined us on fox 5 news at 10:00 to tell us how the district is getting ready. >> we're also really working hard to get as many leaves off the ground as we possibly can because if those leaves start to go down into the catch basin and storm drains, they'll clog it up and cause even more flooding than we otherwise would have had. >> gray said he's spoken with pepco about how to prevent another massive power outage like this summer. pepco is bringing in additional crews. >>> the rush is on at local hardware stores as homeowners race to get ready. there are some key things you can do to weather this storm with minimal dang. will thomas has that now. -- damage. will thomas has that now. >> we spoke with the manager of bethesda hardware tonight. he said people tend to do the bare minimum like stock up on batteries and flashlights, but this time he gave us a checklist you can run through before the weather turns bad. firs
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
government is helping to restore electricity. >> the department of defense yesterday was airlifting utility crews with their equipment here to new york, to new jersey and other places impacted by the storm and more of those airlifts we anticipate to be coming over the coming days. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie putting pressure on utility companies. >> i'm getting these plans for the power companies. if they do not meet these deadlines, they're going to have big problems with me. >> reporter: in atlantic city casinos reopening for the first time since sunday when the approaching storm forced them to close their doors. residents are struggling to find gas for their cars and generators as many stations remain closed due to a lack of fuel and electricity. in staten island new york, david lee miller, fox news. >>> local runners speak out about the decision to cancel the new york city marathon. harris rosenswag was planning to run with a blind friend who traveled from new zealand to participate in the race. harris says he's still going to new york and meet up with his friend.